Workshop Agenda

Liquidity Forecasting, Analysis and Management

Kuwait City, Kuwait

October 16 - October 17, 2018

TimeSessionResource person
Day 1: Tuesday October 16
9:00 - 9:15 Introductory Welcome StatementDr. Atef Alrashidi, President Gulf Monetary Council
9:15 - 9:30Opening speechDr. Mohamed AlHashel, Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Gulf Monetary Council
9:30 - 10:00Introduction to the central bank balance sheet (BS) approach – the presentation will focus on the main elements of a balance sheet; how the main accounts are consolidated; how they can be arranged in such a way as to facilitate analyzing and forecasting the key elements of the BSTawfik Ramtoolah, Head, Economic, Research and Statistics Unit, GMCo
10:00 - 10:45Overview and functioning of the Euro systemChristian Fehlker, Head, International Cooperation Office, European Central Bank (ECB)
10:45 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 12:30

Liquidity forecasting, analysis and management in the Eurosystem

 

Alaoishe Luskin, Market Operations Expert, Money Market & Liquidity Division, ECB
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 - 15:30Liquidity management in a fixed exchange rate environment - Issues and challengesNick Solonar, IMF Consultant
END OF DAY 1
Day 2: Wednesday October 17
9:00 - 10:15The Eurosystem Operational FrameworkAlaoishe Luskin
10:15 - 10:45Liquidity forecast and management in UAECentral Bank of UAE
10:45 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 11:30Liquidity forecast and management in BahrainCentral Bank of Bahrain
11:30 – 12:00Liquidity forecast and management in Saudi ArabiaSAMA
12:00 – 12:30Liquidity forecast and management in OmanCentral Bank of Oman
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 - 14:00Liquidity forecast and management in QatarCentral Bank of Qatar
14:00 - 14:30Liquidity forecast and management in KuwaitCentral Bank of Kuwait
14:30 - 14:45: Coffee break
14:45 - 15:15Comments on all of the presentations GMCo; ECB; IMF
15:15 - 15:30Wrap-up - Concluding commentsGMCo
END OF WORKSHOP

PLEASE NOTE THE AGENDA COULD STILL BE SLIGHTLY MODIFIED

ALL SESSIONS TO BE FOLLOWED BY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS